upsweep


1up·sweep

intransitive verb \ˈəp-ˌswēp\
up·swept\-ˌswept\up·sweep·ing

Definition of UPSWEEP

:  to sweep upward

First Known Use of UPSWEEP

1791

2upsweep

noun

Definition of UPSWEEP

1
:  an upward sweep
2
:  an upswept hairdo

First Known Use of UPSWEEP

circa 1891

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